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Roman Tschentscher

Senior Research Scientist

Project leader in the field of catalysis and reactor engineering;
Expertise in experimental studies and modeling, biomass valorization to fuels and chemicals, process design and techno-economics


M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark(Lyngby). Focus on catalysis and reaction engineering.

PhD in Chemical Engineering from Chemical Reactor Technology Laboratory at Eindhoven University of Technology focussing on structured catalysts for gas-liquid-solid reactions.

Two years of industrial experience at BiChem/Petrobras. Process optimisation and scale up of cellulose conversion into diesel additives.

Competence and research areas

Catalysis Engineering including catalyst preparation and testing;

Kinetic, mass and heat transfer studies both experimental and modeling, specifically on hydrolysis, oxidation, hydrogenation reactions;
Modeling tools: Python, DWSIM, Matlab/Octave, Comsol, Fortran

Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals, chemical and physical bio liquid upgrading;

Electrochemical engineering and experimental studies of electrochemical processes in liquid phase;

Analysis of complex mixtures using GC-MS.

Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1